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Science Quiz #229

Science and Nature Quiz for 5 June 2013

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1

A clown fish creates a home for itself inside what?

A
Shell
B
Rock cave
C
Whale's mouth
D
Anemone
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2

Nicotine is named after the tobacco plant Nicotiana tabacum. Who did the plant get its name from?

A
Saint Nicholas
B
Jean Nicot de Villemain
C
Nico (Christa Päffgen)
D
Tsar Nicholas I
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3

Which of these is a species of antelope?

A
Camaro
B
Corvair
C
Impala
D
Blazer
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4

What is another name for bilharzia?

A
Tuberculosis
B
Dengue fever
C
Cholera
D
Snail fever
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5

Which of these is an alternative medicine that means, in Japanese, "mysterious atmosphere"?

A
Tai Chi
B
Shiatsu
C
Reiki
D
Feng Shui
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6

Someone who is frightened of blood is suffering from what?

A
Mysophobia
B
Pteromechanophobia
C
Cynophobia
D
Haemophobia
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7

What is the average of 1, 2, 2, 5, 9 and 17?

A
3.5
B
6
C
36
D
18
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